The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Network Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security Engineer
UK
Rank 527 640 622
Rank change year-on-year
+113 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 328 294 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.29% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.30% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 271 233 282
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
81089 96565 99662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67342 81085 82844
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Network Security Engineer in the job title.

Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the UK.

Network Security Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 within the UK.

Network Security Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +112 316 £52,500 +5.00% 32
London +117 165 £55,000 +10.00% 10
South East +56 71 £41,500 -27.82% 11
City of London +41 38 £57,500 +24.32% 4
East of England +36 26 £53,500 -2.72% 1
Surrey +49 22 £45,000 -22.41% 1
Bedfordshire +21 19 £55,000 +10.00%
West Midlands +12 17 £45,000 - 2
South West +26 15 £45,000 +17.64% 3
East Sussex +31 14 £34,000 -24.44% 2
Brighton +31 14 £34,000 -24.44% 1
Wiltshire +35 13 £45,000 +42.85% 3
Leeds +11 12 £42,500 -5.55%
Berkshire +4 12 £48,750 -18.75% 1
West Yorkshire +2 12 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Yorkshire -4 12 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Kent +18 11 £40,000 -23.80% 2
Canary Wharf -5 10 £54,000 -20.00%
Scotland +26 9 £40,000 -20.00%
Herefordshire - 9 £45,000 -
Dartford - 9 £31,500 - 2
Salisbury - 8 £45,000 - 1
Maidenhead +6 6 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Leatherhead - 6 £37,500 -
Swindon +17 5 £47,500 +50.79% 2
Edinburgh +13 5 £40,000 -11.11%
Hampshire +6 5 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Birmingham -6 5 £42,500 +6.25% 2
North West -26 5 £41,250 -48.43% 3
Bedford - 5 £55,000 -

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Network Security Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 490 (82.63%) Firewall
2 483 (81.45%) Network Security
3 439 (74.03%) Cisco
4 308 (51.94%) Cisco Certification
5 299 (50.42%) CheckPoint
6 256 (43.17%) CCNP
7 234 (39.46%) Cisco ASA
8 229 (38.62%) Palo Alto
9 192 (32.38%) VPN
10 166 (27.99%) Juniper
11 141 (23.78%) CCNA
12 125 (21.08%) F5
13 123 (20.74%) LAN
14 122 (20.57%) Wireless
15 115 (19.39%) WAN
16 110 (18.55%) OSPF
16 110 (18.55%) Data Centre
17 99 (16.69%) Cisco Nexus
18 94 (15.85%) BGP
19 92 (15.51%) SIEM
20 76 (12.82%) DNS
21 75 (12.65%) Fortinet
22 74 (12.48%) MPLS
23 73 (12.31%) Windows
24 67 (11.30%) TCP/IP
25 66 (11.13%) Kalman Filter
26 65 (10.96%) Microsoft
26 65 (10.96%) Finance
27 59 (9.95%) FortiGate
28 58 (9.78%) Cisco ISE

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (2.02%) MS Exchange
2 9 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (1.01%) OpenStack
4 5 (0.84%) IIS
5 4 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (0.67%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.67%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.34%) Apache
6 2 (0.34%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.17%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (2.53%) MS Excel
1 15 (2.53%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.51%) MS Office
3 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.35%) Office 365
5 5 (0.84%) IaaS
5 5 (0.84%) SaaS
6 2 (0.34%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 490 (82.63%) Firewall
2 483 (81.45%) Network Security
3 234 (39.46%) Cisco ASA
4 192 (32.38%) VPN
5 123 (20.74%) LAN
6 122 (20.57%) Wireless
7 115 (19.39%) WAN
8 110 (18.55%) OSPF
9 99 (16.69%) Cisco Nexus
10 94 (15.85%) BGP
11 76 (12.82%) DNS
12 74 (12.48%) MPLS
13 67 (11.30%) TCP/IP
14 58 (9.78%) Cisco ISE
15 53 (8.94%) SSL
16 47 (7.93%) DHCP
17 46 (7.76%) IPsec
18 41 (6.91%) SNMP
19 33 (5.56%) EIGRP
19 33 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.02%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.01%) InfluxDB
3 3 (0.51%) Data Mining
General
1 65 (10.96%) Finance
2 37 (6.24%) Banking
3 28 (4.72%) Telecoms
4 26 (4.38%) Law
5 15 (2.53%) Retail
6 13 (2.19%) Games
7 6 (1.01%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.84%) Legal
9 4 (0.67%) Billing
9 4 (0.67%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.51%) Electronics
10 3 (0.51%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.51%) French Language
10 3 (0.51%) German Language
10 3 (0.51%) Marketing
10 3 (0.51%) Publishing
11 1 (0.17%) Advertising
11 1 (0.17%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (6.58%) 802.1X
2 5 (0.84%) .NET
3 4 (0.67%) Regular Expression
4 3 (0.51%) ELK Stack
4 3 (0.51%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (0.51%) Web Services
5 2 (0.34%) CSS
5 2 (0.34%) LAMP
5 2 (0.34%) XMPP
6 1 (0.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 110 (18.55%) Data Centre
2 28 (4.72%) Computer Science
3 26 (4.38%) RSA SecurID
4 20 (3.37%) Security Operations Centre
5 17 (2.87%) Virtual Team
6 15 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (2.36%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.52%) Cyberthreat
9 8 (1.35%) CESG
9 8 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (1.01%) PKI
11 5 (0.84%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.67%) Clustering
13 3 (0.51%) Driving Licence
13 3 (0.51%) Enterprise Cloud
13 3 (0.51%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.51%) Mathematics
13 3 (0.51%) PlayStation
14 2 (0.34%) Fintech
14 2 (0.34%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 73 (12.31%) Windows
2 55 (9.27%) Linux
3 22 (3.71%) Unix
4 20 (3.37%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.67%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.34%) CatOS
9 1 (0.17%) Android
9 1 (0.17%) MVS
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (15.51%) SIEM
2 66 (11.13%) Kalman Filter
3 56 (9.44%) Network Management
4 51 (8.60%) ITIL
5 45 (7.59%) Load Balancing
6 40 (6.75%) Change Management
7 38 (6.41%) Information Security
7 38 (6.41%) Presales
8 37 (6.24%) Cybersecurity
9 36 (6.07%) Network Design
10 33 (5.56%) Security Operations
10 33 (5.56%) Service Delivery
11 27 (4.55%) Security Architecture
12 25 (4.22%) Mentoring
13 22 (3.71%) Security Monitoring
14 20 (3.37%) Analytics
14 20 (3.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 17 (2.87%) Incident Management
16 15 (2.53%) High Availability
16 15 (2.53%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (2.19%) Python
2 12 (2.02%) SQL
3 11 (1.85%) PowerShell
4 8 (1.35%) Perl
5 6 (1.01%) C
6 5 (0.84%) Bash Shell
6 5 (0.84%) C++
7 4 (0.67%) Tcl
8 3 (0.51%) Java
9 2 (0.34%) PHP
10 1 (0.17%) VB
10 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 308 (51.94%) Cisco Certification
2 256 (43.17%) CCNP
3 141 (23.78%) CCNA
4 56 (9.44%) Degree
5 53 (8.94%) CCIE
6 52 (8.77%) CCSE
7 44 (7.42%) Security Cleared
8 43 (7.25%) CCSA
9 42 (7.08%) CISSP
10 36 (6.07%) SC Cleared
11 29 (4.89%) CCDP
12 18 (3.04%) CCSP
12 18 (3.04%) CISM
13 17 (2.87%) CEH
14 13 (2.19%) DV Cleared
14 13 (2.19%) JNCIA
14 13 (2.19%) JNCIS
15 8 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 7 (1.18%) CISA
17 6 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (8.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 49 (8.26%) SLA
2 20 (3.37%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.35%) QA
4 5 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.34%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.17%) ISO27005
System Software
1 20 (3.37%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.87%) vSphere
3 14 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (2.19%) Firmware
5 8 (1.35%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.84%) ProxySG
7 4 (0.67%) KVM
7 4 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.34%) Snort
9 2 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.17%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 59 (9.95%) FortiGate
2 11 (1.85%) Cisco Prime
3 9 (1.52%) QRadar
4 8 (1.35%) Nessus
5 6 (1.01%) Grafana
5 6 (1.01%) Graphite
5 6 (1.01%) Kibana
6 4 (0.67%) AirWatch
6 4 (0.67%) Nagios
7 3 (0.51%) logstash
8 2 (0.34%) CA Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.34%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.34%) HP NNM
8 2 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.34%) Puppet
8 2 (0.34%) SCOM
8 2 (0.34%) TrustSec
9 1 (0.17%) Computer Incident Response Team
9 1 (0.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 439 (74.03%) Cisco
2 299 (50.42%) CheckPoint
3 229 (38.62%) Palo Alto
4 166 (27.99%) Juniper
5 125 (21.08%) F5
6 75 (12.65%) Fortinet
7 65 (10.96%) Microsoft
8 44 (7.42%) VMware
9 41 (6.91%) Riverbed
10 38 (6.41%) Aruba
11 28 (4.72%) Sourcefire
12 27 (4.55%) Blue Coat
12 27 (4.55%) Extreme Networks
13 26 (4.38%) Intel Security
13 26 (4.38%) Meraki
14 24 (4.05%) FireEye
15 21 (3.54%) LogRhythm
15 21 (3.54%) SolarWinds
15 21 (3.54%) Splunk
16 19 (3.20%) Mitel
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Standard Corporate Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 5k Car Allowance, Life Insurance,
Posted: 18 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum, Benefits Oncall Allowance, Many other good
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, United Kingdom
University of Surrey
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Outsource UK
Salary: Please Enquire
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £33,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £33,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Training, Overtime, Flexible Worki
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Bupa
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £55,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Dartford, Kent
VIQU
Salary: £45k - 65k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BIG BENS, Bonus, Stock, CISSP
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £0.00 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester, North West, United Kingdom
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago